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Pioneerof the Nile gets job done

Updated: March 16, 2009, 5:11 PM ET
By Steve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

ARCADIA, Calif. -- With his mind halfway on the job at hand, Pioneerof the Nile extended his stakes-winning streak to three races in Saturday's $200,000 San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita.

The victory puts Pioneerof the Nile on course for a first-time matchup with two-time stakes winner The Pamplemousse in the $750,000 Santa Anita Derby on April 4.

In the Grade 2 San Felipe, Pioneerof the Nile ($2.60) ran 1 1/16 miles in 1:43.35, winning by 1 1/4 lengths over Feisty Suances. It appeared ...

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